List of archaeologists

A list of eminent archaeologists.

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A

* Kamyar Abdi (1969-) Iranian, Chalcolithic-Bronze Age
* Ekrem Akurgal (1911-2002) Turkish, Anatolia
* Jorge Alarcao Portuguese, Portugal
* William F. Albright (1891-1971) U.S.A., Orientalist
* Susan E. Alcock (born 19??) Roman provinces
* Leslie Alcock (1925-2006), English, Dark Age Britain
* Jim Allen (born 19??) Australian, Oceania
* Sedat Alp (1913-2006), Turkish, Hittitologist
* David G. Anderson (1949) Eastern North America
* Manolis Andronicos (1919-1992) Greek, Greece
* Remzi Oğuz Arık, Turkish, Early Bronze Age Anatolia
* Mikhail Artamonov (1898-1972) Russian/Soviet, Khazarist
* Mick Aston (born 1946) English, popularizer
* Richard Atkinson (1920-94) English, England
*Frédérique Audoin-Rouzeau French
* Anthony Aveni, archaeoastronomy
* Massoud Azarnoush, Sassanid archaeology

B

* Churchill Babington (1821-1889) English
* Paul Bahn (born 19?? ) English
* Geoff Bailey (born 19?? ) English
* Adolph Francis Alphonse Bandelier (1840-1914) American
* Ranuccio Bianchi Bandinelli (1900-1975) Italian, Estruscans & art
* Philip Barker (1920 – 2001) British
* Ofer Bar-Yosef (born 1937) Israeli
* Aileen G. Baron (born 1925) American
* Thomas Bateman (1821-1861) English
* Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778–1823) Italian
* Mark Beech (b. 1963) English,
* Lee Berger (b. 1965) American
* Gerhard Bersu (1889 – 1964) German
* Leopoldo Batres
* Charles Ernest Beule (1826 – 1874) French, Greece
* Martin Biddle
* Peter Biehl
* Fereidoun Biglari (born 1970) Iranian Kurdish, Paleolithic
* Lewis Binford (born 1930) American, theory
* Orhan Bingöl, Turkish, Anatolia
* Hiram Bingham, (1875-1956) American, "discovered" Machu Picchu
* Flavio Biondo(1392 – 1463) Italian, Rome
* Glenn Albert Black (1900 - 1964) American, US Mid-West
* Carl Blegen (1887-1971) American, Troy
* Frederick Jones Bliss (1857 - 1939) American, Palestine
* Harriet Boyd-Howes
* Giacomo Boni (1859 - 1925) Italian, Roman architecture
* François Bordes(1919 - 1981) French
* Jacques Boucher de Crèvecœur de Perthes (1788 - 1868) French, France
* Jan Bouzek
* Richard Bradley
* R. Joe Brandon
* Charles Etienne Brasseur de Bourbourg (1814 - 1874) French, Meso-America
* James Henry Breasted(1865 - 1935) American, Egypt
* Eric Breuer (b. 1968) Swiss, Roman/Medieval chronology
* Jacques Breuer( ) Belgian, Roman Belgium
* Patrick M.M.A. Bringmans (b. 1970) Belgian, Palaeolithic Archaeology & Paleoanthropology
* Aisling Bronach (b. 19??) American, Irish archaeology
* Don Brothwell (b. ????) British, paleopathology
* Elizabeth Brumfiel (b. ????) American, Mesoamerican archaeology
* Bernard Bruyère (1879 - 1971) French, Egypt
* Aubrey Burl (b. 19??) British?, British megaltihic monuments
* Karl Butzer (b. 1934) American, environmental archaeology

C

* Frank Calvert (1828 – 1908), English, Troy
* Luigi Canina (1795 – 1856) Italian
* Bob Carr ( ) American, Florida historic Indians
* Martin Carver (b. 19??) British, Early Middle Ages in Northern Europe - Sutton Hoo
* Howard Carter (1874– 1939) English, Egypt
* Joanna Casey (b. 19??) , Africa and ethnoarchaeology
* Alfonso Caso (1896 - 1970) Mexican, Mexico
* Dilip Chakrabarti
* Jean-François Champollion (1790 – 1832) French, Egypt
* Kwang-chih Chang (1931 - 2001), Chinese archaeologist and prehistorian
* John F. Cherry Aegean prehistory
* Vere Gordon Childe (1892 - 1957) Australian, Europe / neolithic
* Choi Mong-lyong (b. 1946), Korean archaeologist
* Leopoldo Cicognara (1767 – 1834) Italian, Italy
* Muazzez İlmiye Çığ (born 1914), Turkish, Sumerologist
* Bob Clarke (Historian) English, Prehistoric and Modern Era
* David Clarke (1937 – 1976) English, theory
* John Desmond Clark (1916 - 2002) English, Africanist
* Grahame Clark (1907 - 1995) British, Mesolith and economy
* Albert Tobias Clay (born 1866), American Lutheran minister and Assyriologist
* Eric H. Cline Ancient Near East, Aegean prehistory
* John M. Coles (born 1930), Wetland archaeology, Bronze Age archaeology, experimental archaeology
* John Collis ( - ) English, Iron Age Europe
* Sir Richard Colt Hoare (1758 - 1838) English, England
* Margaret Conkey (b. 19??) , France / paleothic
* Graham Connah (b. 19??) Australian?, historic Africa and Australia
* Gudrun Corvinus (1931 - 2006?) German, India/Nepal/Africa
* George Cowgill American; Mesoamerica, Teotihuacan
* O.G.S. Crawford (1886 - 1957) English, aerial archaeology
* Roger Cribb (1948 - 2007) Australian: Turkish Kurds & Aust. Aborigines.
* Joseph George Cumming
* Barry Cunliffe
* Ben Cunnington
* Maud Cunnington
* William Cunnington
* James Curle
* Ernst Curtius

D

* George F. Dales, United States (1927 – 1992)
* Glyn Daniel
* Théodore Davies
* William Boyd Dawkins
* Janette Deacon
* Hilary Deacon
* James Deetz (1930-2000) American; Historical Archaeology
* James P. Delgado
* Richard Dent, Chesapeake, Southwest
* Jules Desnoyers
* Adolphe Napoleon Didron
* Ali Dinçol, Turkish, Hittitologist
* Belkıs Dinçol, Turkish, Hittitologist
* Marcia-Anne Dobres
* Wilhelm Dörpfeld
* Hans Dragendorff
* Robert Dunnell

E

* Kutlu Emre, Turkish, Hittitologist
* Kenan Erim (1929-1990), Turkish, Hellenistic Anatolia
* Sir Arthur Evans
* Sir John Evans

F

* Georg Fabricius
* Brian M. Fagan
* Rev. Brian Faussett
* Patrick Fazioli
* Carlo Fea
* Gary M. Feinman American; Mesoamerica, Oaxaca
* Sir Charles Fellows
* Karl Ludwig Fernow
* J. Walter Fewkes
* Israel Finkelstein
* William D. Finlayson
* George R Fischer
* Kent Flannery
* James A. Ford (1911-1968) Southeastern United States
* Henry Chandlee Forman
* Alfred Foucher
* Cyril Fox
* William Flinders Petrie
* David Frankell

G

* Stane Gabrovec
* Antoine Galland
* Clive Gamble
* Thomas Gann - (1867-1938) Irish; Mesoamerica, Maya (Primarily in Belize)
* Percy Gardner
* Dorothy Garrod
* William Gell
* Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard
* Joan Gero Andean, feminist
* Diane Gifford-Gonzalez
* Marija Gimbutas
* Pere Bosch-Gimpera
* Einar Gjerstad
* John Mann Goggin
* Albert Goodyear
* Avraham Gopher
* Yuval Goren
* Ian Graham
* Boris Grakov (1899 - 1970) Soviet/Russian, Scythians and Sarmatians
* J. Patrick Greene
* Canon William Greenwell
* Alan Greaves
* James Bennett Griffin
* W. F. Grimes
* Raimondo Guarini 1765-1852 Italian Archaeologist,Epigrapher,Poet,College President,Teacher
* Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden
* Elham Ghasidian (born 1979) Iranian Paleolithician

H

* Robert Hall
* Osman Hamdi Bey (1842-1911), Ottoman Turkish, Syria and Lebanon
* Richard D. Hansen
* Anthony Harding
* Phil Harding
* J.C. "Pinky" Harrington
* Michael G. Hasel
* Emil Haury, 2 May 1904-5 December 1992, Southwestern United States
* Zahi Hawass, Egypt
* Christopher Hawkes
* Thor Heyerdahl
* Edgar Lee Hewett
* Christian Gottlob Heyne
* Eric Higgs
* Catherine Hills
* Peter Hinton
* Ian Hodder (born 1948) English; theory
* Frederick Webb Hodge
* Simon Holdaway
* Marcel Homet
* John Horsley
* Ferenc Horváth
* Jean-Louis Huot
* Saman Heydari (born 1970) Iranian Geoarchaeologist (Prehistory)
* Bahar Hamzeh Pour 1975 Iranian archeologist

I

* Glynn Isaac

J

* Otto Jahn
* Jacques Jaubert, French,Paleolithic archaeologist
* Thomas Jefferson, US President
* Llewellyn Jewitt
* Donald Johanson
* Gregory Johnson
* Henry Jones Jr. Famous Archaeologist and college Professor
* Martin Jones
* Rhys Maengwyn Jones (1941-2001) Welsh/Australian, Tasmania
* Rosemary Joyce Mayan, Feminist

K

* Johan Kamminga
* Benjamin Kamphaus
* Şevket Aziz Kansu, Turkish, Early Bronze Age Anatolia
* Dustin Keeler
* Kathleen Kenyon
* Alfred V. Kidder
* Kim Won-yong
* Richard Klein
* Robert Koldewey
* Gustaf Kossinna
* Hamit Zübeyir Koşay, Turkish, Early Bronze Age Anatolia
* Kristian Kristiansen

L

* C. C. Lamberg-Karlovsky
* Luigi Lanzi
* Peter Lape
* Pierre Henri Larcher
* Donald Lathrap
* Jean-Philippe Lauer
* Bo lawergren, music archeologist
* T. E. Lawrence
* Sir Austen Henry Layard
* Louis Leakey, 1903-1972, British archaeologist and paleoanthropologist.
* Mary Leakey, 1913-1996, British archaeologist and paleoanthropologist.
* Richard Leakey, 1944- , Kenyan paleoanthropologist
* Mark Leone, theory, historical archaeology
* Charles Lenormant
* François Lenormant
* André Leroi-Gourhan
* Jean Antoine Letronne
* Carenza Lewis
*David Lewis-Williams, (b. 1934) cognitive archaeologist specialising in Upper-Palaeolithic and Bushmen rock art.
* William D. Lipe
* Edward Lhuyd
* Mary Aiken Littauer
* Georg Loeschcke
* Victor Loret
* Stephen Loring 1950 -
* William A. Longacre
* Sir John Lubbock
* Rev. W. C. Lukis

M

* Robert Alexander Stewart Macalister
* Father John MacEnery
* Richard MacNeish
* Aren Maeir, Ancient Levant, Israel, Philistines
* Yousef Majidzadeh, Iranian, Jiroft culture
* JP Mallory
* Sir Max Mallowan
* John Manley
* Meral Manyas, Turkish, Anatolia
* Joyce Marcus
* Auguste-Édouard Mariette
* Spyridon Marinatos
* John Hubert Marshall
* Marjan Mashkour, (zooarchaeologist), Iranian
* Ronald J. Mason
* Gaston Maspero
* Paul Massiera, (1899 - 1976) French archaeologist and Latinist, Roman ruins in Algeria, specially Wilaya de Sétif, Daira de Ain Arnet
* Therkel Mathiassen, (1892 - 1967), Danish, Arctic region
* Alfred P. Maudslay
* Amihai Mazar
* Benjamin Mazar
* Eilat Mazar
* August Mau
* Charles McBurney
* Betty Meggers
* Randall McGuire
* W. C. McKern (1892 - 1988) American, Americanist/theorist
* Paul Mellars
* Michael Mercati
* Prosper Mérimée
* Jerald T. Milanich
* Sarunas Milisauskas
* René Millon
* Paul Minnis
* Sir Ellis Minns
* Oscar Montelius
* Pierre Montet
* Clarence Bloomfield Moore
* Elizabeth A. Moore, American, Zooarchaeology, Prehistoric archaeology, Middle Atlantic, especially Virginia
* Sylvanus G. Morley (1883-1948) American; Mesoamerica, especially Maya
* John Robert Mortimer
* Peder Mortensen, Danish, Prehistoric archaeology
* Keith Muckelroy
* John Mulvaney
* Tim Murray

N

* Katie Neilson
* Ezzat Ol, llah Negahban
* Sarah Milledge Nelson
* Evzen Neustupný
* Charles Thomas Newton
* Christiane Desroches Noblecourt
* Ivor Noël Hume
* Rahmat Naderi (born 1981) Iranian Kurdish, Paleolithic

O

* Kenneth Oakley
* Jérémie Jacques Oberlin
* Bjørnar Olsen Norwegian, archaeological theory, material culture, Arctic Archaeology
* Charles Orser Historical Archaeology
* Nimet Özgüç, Turkish, Hittitologist
* Tahsin Özgüç (1916-2005), Turkish, Assyrian archaeology

P

* Glorimar Pagan
* John Parkington
* André Parrot
* Richard J. Pearson (b. May 2 1938)
* William Pengelly
* Alessandro Pezzati
* William Matthew Flinders Petrie
* Philip Phillips
* Stuart Piggott
* John Pinkerton
* Augustus Pitt Rivers
* George Pitt Rivers
* Nikolaos Platon
* Reginald Stuart Poole
* Georges Posener
* Gregory Possehl American; South Asia, Indus Valley Civilization
* Timothy W. Potter (1944-2000), British Classical archaeologist.
* Richard Potts
* Francis Pryor

Q

*Jules Etienne Joseph Quicherat (1814–8 -1882 - Father of French Archaeology)

R

* Philip Rahtz (1921 - ) British United Kingdom
* Sir Andrew Ramsay
* Katharina C. Rebay Austrian, United Kingdom
* George (Rip) Rapp, Jr.
* William Rathje
* Desire Raoul Rochette
* Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien (1813 - 1900) French
* Colin Renfrew
* Caspar Reuvens
* Julian Richards
* Derek Roe
* Wil Roebroeks (born 1955) Dutch, The Netherlands
* Carlos Armando Rodriguez Editor by International Journal of South American Archaeology - IJSA (magazine)
* Malcolm J. Rogers (1890 - 1960), American, California
* Michael Rostovtzeff
* Katherine Routledge (1866 - 1935) British, Easter Island
* Emmanuel de Rouge
* Peter Rowley-Conway
* Ron Rule
* Alberto Ruz Lhuillier
* Donald P. Ryan

S

* Yannis Sakellarakis
* Roderick Salisbury
* Daniel H. Sandweiss
* Viktor Sarianidi
* Otto Schaden
* Claude Schaeffer
* Michael Brian Schiffer
* Heinrich Schliemann
* Philippe-Charles Schmerling
* Carmel Schrire
* Francesco Scipone
* Ovid R. Sellers, United States, Biblical Old Testament
* Jean Baptiste Louis George Seroux D'Agincourt
* Michael Shanks
* Thurstan Shaw
* Bong-geun Sim
* Isobel Smith
* William Robertson Smith
* Steven Snape
* Janet D. Spector
* E. Lee Spence
* Kurt Springs
* Stanley South, historical
* Flaxman Charles John Spurrell
* Rev. Frederick Spurrell
* Carl Steen
* Marc Aurel Stein
* M. Stekelis, excavation of neolithic site on Yarmuk River
*Hans-Georg Stephan, German Medievalist, born 1950
* Nicola Stern
* Simon Stoddart
* William Duncan Strong
* Pál Sümegi Hungarian
* (SoeMinAung)Yadanapon University

T

* Jean Michel de Tarragon
* Joan Du Plat Taylor
* Walter Willard Taylor, Jr.
* Julio C. Tello
* Alexander Thom
* Julian Thomas
* J. Eric S. Thompson
* Christian Jürgensen Thomsen
* John Thurman
* Tina Thurston
* Christopher Tilley
* Alfred Marston Tozzer
* Bruce Trigger (1937-2006) Canadian; theory, comparative civilizations
* Evelyn Turner, Australian
* Ronald F. Tylecote

U

* Peter Ucko (1938-2007)
* Luigi Maria Ugolini
* David Ussishkin

V

* Henri de Vaux
* Dominique Vivant Denon
* Mary Voight
* Vítor Oliveira Jorge

W

* Marc Waelkens
* John Bryan Ward-Perkins (1912-1981), British Classical architectural historian and archaeologist.
* Charles Warne
* Clarence H. Webb
* Waldo Wedel
* Josef W. Wegner
* Friedrich Gottlieb Welcker
* Boyd Wettlaufer, Father of Saskatchewan Archaeology
* Mortimer Wheeler (1890-1976)
* Raymond Whitlow
* Theodor Wiegand
* Johann Joachim Winckelmann
* Leonard Woolley
* Jens Jacob Asmussen Worsaae
* Alison Wylie
* John Wymer

X

Y

* Norman Yoffee

Z

* Ezra B.W. Zubrow American
* R. Tom Zuidema
* Irit Ziffer

Ž

* Vladas Žulkus (born 1945), Lithuanian

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